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    18 February 2024 at 11:59pm

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    6 February 2024

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£23,893.00 - £25,119.00 Annually (FTE) Grade 4

[240205] Clerk to Governors job summary

Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced Clerk to Governors for the Bournemouth area to join the Trust as soon as possible.

Post: Clerk to Governors

Location: Bournemouth Based (covering Malmesbury Park Primary School, Hill View Primary School and Parkfield School)

FTE Salary Range: Bournemouth Grade 4, £23,893 rising to a maximum of £25,119 per annum, pro-rata for part time

Contract Type: Part Time, Permanent; Term Time only

Contract Hours: 9 hours per week paid per year to cover termly meetings / clerking for all three schools.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our rapidly developing Multi Academy Trust for a talented Clerk to join our team. This Clerk to Governors role is for all three Reach South Bournemouth schools to provide an exceptional consistent clerking provision for the Trust. Meetings usually take place once per term for each school however there will may be additional meetings depending on school requirements.

About the successful candidate

The successful candidate will have experience of clerking for Local Governing Bodies and knowledge of Governing Body procedures and relevant legislation. You will have the ability to remain impartial at all times. There must be a flexible approach to working hours as meeting times can vary school by school.

You will be someone who feels an affinity with our values and our vision seeking a core purpose of delivering for our pupils and communities. Other skills, knowledge and experience we look for include:

Someone who is customer focused, understanding how to set and exceed expectations in relation to the support provided by the clerk.

Has demonstrable experience in writing agendas and accurate concise formal minutes, and an excellent attention to detail.

Good communication skills with the ability to engage with and build effective relationships using both written and verbal communication.

Strong organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines

Is confident in using different systems and has a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software/applications.

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 17 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 18 February at midnight

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Monday 26th February and will be held at Malmesbury Park Primary School.

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to close the advert, interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are

aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

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About Malmesbury Park Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
697 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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